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Service Quotes

Someone rightly said that service is the greatest form of charity. To serve others selflessly is perhaps one’s first big leap towards God’s grace. Sadly, in the present day world, most people disregard the virtues of service and are more concerned with their selfish motives. However, the real form of service is selfless service, to serve others without expecting anything in return. Flick through these famous service quotations and sayings and unearth the real delight of serving.

King George VI

The highest of distinctions is service to others.

I was in high school - and I went to an all-boys Catholic high school, a Jesuit high school, where I was focused on academics and athletics, going to church every Sunday at Little Flower, working on my service projects, and friendship, friendship with my fellow classmates and friendship with girls from the local all-girls Catholic schools.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Unity is the secret of social progress, and service to society is the means to promote it.

Audre Lorde

When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Mahatma Gandhi

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Andrew Cuomo

I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.

William Lyon Phelps

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

Christopher Columbus

No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.

Woodrow Wilson

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

Good Work Religion

My father was a man who didn't consider himself learned. He was a man who liked to be a farmer. He enjoyed his dairy farm and felt the calling. So there was a dedication. I was dedicated as a child to the service of God, and so there was this continual centering of a greater purpose than your own.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service.

Jeff Bezos

The best customer service is if the customer doesn't need to call you, doesn't need to talk to you. It just works.

Keir Starmer

Significant cuts to funding for the police, for the Crown Prosecution Service, for probation etc, have put the long-term viability of our criminal justice system in doubt.

Justice Police

I had a very strong feeling about the Vietnam War, and I had a strong feeling about participating in it. The military draft was in place, I was summoned for a physical exam, and I was either going to be classified as fit for military service or make my objection to it. So I made my objection to it.

Rabindranath Tagore

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

Clarence Thomas

Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The body has to be utilized for service to others. More bliss can be got from serving others than from merely serving oneself.

Gal Gadot

I definitely have a strong sense of my Jewish and Israeli identity. I did my two-year military service; I was brought up in a very Jewish, Israeli family environment, so of course my heritage is very important to me.

Family Heritage

It doesn't really matter how much of the rules or the dogma we accepted and lived by if we're not really living by the fundamental creed of the Catholic Church, which is service to others and finding God in ourselves and then seeing God in everyone - including our enemies.

Merrick Garland

For me, there can be no higher public service than serving as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Socialism states that you owe me something simply because I exist. Capitalism, by contrast, results in a sort of reality-forced altruism: I may not want to help you, I may dislike you, but if I don't give you a product or service you want, I will starve. Voluntary exchange is more moral than forced redistribution.

Muhammad Ali

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

Being a patriot doesn't mean prioritizing service to government above all else. Being a patriot means knowing when to protect your country, knowing when to protect your Constitution, knowing when to protect your countrymen, from the violations of and encroachments of adversaries. And those adversaries don't have to be foreign countries.

Ayn Rand

Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.

I still, at hotel rooms, I do this one sort of not-so-cool thing: continually shoving my room service tray in front of someone else's door. Because I don't want the remnants. I don't want to be caught, like, being like the pig that I was at two in the morning.

Cool Morning
Chris Kyle

The Navy credits me with more kills as a sniper than any other American service member, past or present.

Isaac Newton

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

William Lyon Phelps

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.

Shah Rukh Khan

More than an actor, I am a performer... I'm a great believer - honestly so, shamelessly so, vulgarly so - that cinema is for entertainment. If you want to send messages, there's the postal service.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life's most urgent question is: what are you doing for others?

Tulsi Gabbard

I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country.

Audre Lorde

When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.

George Washington Carver

It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.

Al Gore

During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.

Peter Drucker

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.

Bobby Seale

When donors visited the Black Panther Party, they came and saw our real programs, a real clinic, with real doctors and medics, giving service to people.

John Adams

Power always thinks... that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.

Ted Cruz

Stopping bad things is a significant public service.

I was a full-time mom for seven years. You go back on tour, you're back in hotels, you're ordering room service, and you're getting an itinerary slipped under your door every,day. You're kind of thinking, 'Did I go home for seven years, or was that just a dream?'

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The service of man is the only means by which you can serve GOD.

Mitt Romney

We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure.

The mission of the Secret Service (to keep the president of the United States safe and secure) is, by its very nature, pivotal to the proper functioning of the country, and any failure to accomplish this mission has the potential to cause an immediate international crisis.

Phil Jackson

When I was young, I was dedicated to become a minister - my brothers and I were formally brought in front of the congregation in a dedication ceremony, where we were dedicated to the future service of God.

Vincent Van Gogh

How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?

Dan Bongino

I joined the Secret Service in June 1999 as a special agent and vividly remember an agency brimming with pride.

Kamala Harris

I think Hillary Clinton could do whatever she puts her mind to. I really do. She's incredibly dedicated to public service, she is smart as a whip, and she's effective.

Jimmy Carter

You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.

Video is growing very quickly on Facebook. A lot of people compare that to YouTube. I think that kind of makes sense. YouTube isn't the only video service, but I think it's the biggest, and it probably makes more sense to compare Facebook video to YouTube rather than Netflix because that's a completely different kind of content.

People Netflix YouTube
Pope Francis

Among us, who is above must be in service of the others. This doesn't mean we have to wash each other's feet every day, but we must help one another.

Bernie Sanders

The Postal Service is a vitally important institution for the American people. It must be saved.

For food service industry and retail, I'm for the minimum wage being increased to at least $12. Not for manufacturing. Software and robotics are going to revolutionize manufacturing in the next 10 years. In the meantime, we have to compete with overseas manufacturing.

William Arthur Ward

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!

Ronald Reagan

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.

Billy Graham

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

I have been in 'Star Wars' since I was 20. And they're not just doing some goofy sequel, like, to service the hunger of it. It actually has been thought out and it has integrity and they took it seriously, which they didn't have to do, you know? It's hard to do, given the appetite and the angles from which everybody's coming at it.

Sun Tzu

The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.

Mark Cuban

After military service, the most patriotic thing you can do as a wealthy person is pay your taxes.

Taxes
Anatole France

Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Greatness Love Religion
Elvis Presley

The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again. My first picture was called, GI Blues. I thought I was still in the army.

Army Movies
Bernie Sanders

It is time for Congress to save the Postal Service, not dismantle it.

Mukesh Ambani

Why will I not give free service to my customers to get them used to mobile Internet, and to get every small town and village to use it? Everybody does promotions. In the internet world, free is normal.

Tulsi Gabbard

The best of our nation is exemplified by our nation's veterans who embody what it means to put service above self. Who have sacrificed their own personal interests out of a greater love for our people and our country.

Bernie Sanders

As a result of the digital age and the decline of first-class mail, there is no question that the Postal Service must change and develop a new business model.

Dan Bongino

As a proud former Secret Service agent, it's tough to stand by and watch the agency struggle.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.

Success Success
Wilson Mizner

Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.

Dan Bongino

Secret Service agents wear suits to blend in with presidential visits, not stand out.

Dolores O'Riordan

Room service is nice. Ooh-la-la, a hotel. At home, it's laundry and school lunches.

Queen Elizabeth II

For many, Christmas is also a time for coming together. But for others, service will come first.

Christmas Time Togetherness
Sam Elliott

My dad worked for the Fish and Wildlife Service, and he worked for the Department of Interior, you know, like the federal government. And consequently, I was outdoors a lot in my lifetime.

I didn't leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the highest honor comes from serving people and your country.

Larry King

I worked on the United Parcel Service truck, I sold home delivery of milk. But always, in the back of my mind, I wanted to get into radio.

Susan B. Anthony

I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women.

Kayleigh McEnany

Having spent years in academia - at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Oxford University and Harvard Law School - I encountered a wide range of worldviews.

Jill Biden

We have asked a lot of our military families and I believe they deserve the very best efforts of each of us to show them how much we appreciate their service to our country.

Henry Ford

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.

James Franco

A lot of the people in San Francisco think of themselves as healers - not just as people delivering this base service, but giving their clients spiritual help. It's almost like being an actor, playing a different part for each trick.

Calvin Coolidge

No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.

Greatness Lonliness

People of different faiths, like yours and mine, sometimes wonder where we can meet in common purpose, when there are so many differences in creed and theology. Surely the answer is that we can meet in service, in shared moral convictions about our nation stemming from a common worldview.

Megyn Kelly

Television is a service, but it's also a business.

When I was younger, I wanted to be a cop. Then I watched 'The Wild Wild West,' and so I wanted to be in the Secret Service like James West. At some point I realized, 'That guy is not in the Secret Service. He's an actor.' That sounds like a good idea too.

It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.

Charles Lamb

Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.

Jenny McCarthy

When I travel, I like to take advantage of room service. I'm really into eggs Benedict in the morning.

Travelling Morning

Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. The iMac is not just the color or translucence or the shape of the shell. The essence of the iMac is to be the finest possible consumer computer in which each element plays together.

PC Soul Togetherness

For me, when working on a film or play or television show, everything for me starts with the screenplay and I am devoted to that and that is what I work from. Any research I do or any preparation I do on my own is all ultimately in service of that.

Henry Ford

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.

Hillary Clinton

If you believe you can make a difference, not just in politics, in public service, in advocacy around all these important issues, then you have to be prepared to accept that you are not going to get 100 percent approval.

Sundar Pichai

We don't expect Google as a first party service to provide all the answers. Part of the reason a platform is successful is because there are very very important things from other companies and other developers on top of the platform.

Kevin Bacon

Being with Kyra is so natural for me; it's the easiest aspect of my life. I know that I don't need a beach or room service to be happy.

Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.

Machine Gun Kelly

It's an honor to step onstage and celebrate the service and sacrifices of our soldiers.

Stephen Curry

For me, I don't want to cheat the game by saying, or kind of doing lip service by saying, I want to be the greatest ever. I want to be able to show it.

Bernie Sanders

There are very powerful and wealthy special interests who want to privatize or dismember virtually every function that government now performs, whether it is Social Security, Medicare, public education or the Postal Service.

George Foreman

The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.

A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating. I do want to recognize a ton of super-talented people. I just happen to be the face of the companies.

Jeff Bezos

You want your customers to value your service.

Being a Secret Service agent, I have an obligation not to disclose personal conversations and security details. But that doesn't prevent me from speaking generally about foundational principles and the system of patronage and punishment I saw in the Obama administration.